Suit Claims Widespread Sex Bias At Goldman Sachs

Law360, New York (September 15, 2010, 4:52 PM EDT) -- Goldman Sachs & Co. has been hit with a proposed class action by female former employees who say they were paid less and received fewer promotions than their male co-workers.

Lead plaintiffs Cristina Chen-Oster, Shanna Orlich and Lisa Parisi accuse Goldman of engaging in firm-wide, systematic discrimination against women in a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Plaintiffs are seeking certification for a class that includes all female managing directors, vice presidents and associate employees in the...
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